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Concert Review: M.I.A. Plagued With Issues at Pittsburgh, PA Live Show, Comes Out On Top! – Stage AE 4/28/2014

Recently, I went to a Cults show where guitarist Brian Oblivion was visibly aggravated. Throughout the set, his mic was inaudible, Madeline Follin’s vocals were lost in the layers of guitar effects, and before their set a freezing crowd stood … Continue reading

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Kraftwerk Announces Residency at Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles

The pioneering, legendary Kraftwerk have been quite busy lately. A few months following an announcement in June that the gang have been recording the follow up to 2003’s Tour De France projects, a residency inside of the Walt Disney Concert … Continue reading

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Concert Review: 10/11/2013 Pearl Jam – Consol Energy Center

An extensive seven years had gone by since one of the biggest rock bands on the planet, Pearl Jam, last set eyes on the Steel City. Checking a calendar throws fans back into June 23rd, 2006 at Mellon Arena, an arena … Continue reading

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Concert Review: 10/02/2013 Daughter (with Bear’s Den) – Mr. Smalls Pittsburgh, PA

On an early autumn night, with a pumpkin beer in hand, situated in the back bar area of Millvale, Pennsylvania’s church-turned-concert-venue Mr. Smalls, the setting seemed to be a perfect mood for an evening to be in the company of … Continue reading

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Concert Review: 6/06/2013 Passion Pit (with Cults) – Stage AE Pittsburgh, PA

Last month was a doozy in terms of concert events. On June 5th, 2013, Metric played Mr. Smalls [2020k review] and the following day? Passion Pit and Cults at Stage AE. Amanda And I waited in the rain, feeling like … Continue reading

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Concert Review: 6/05/2013 Metric – Mr. Smalls Pittsburgh, PA

Toronto based Metric has always been straight to the point. They’re pure rock & roll in the 21st century – delivering album after album of commentary on sociology, the love we experience, the heartbreak, and all of the misunderstanding and understanding … Continue reading

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Concert Review: 5/09/2013 Crystal Castles – Mr. Smalls Pittsburgh, PA

Ethan Kath of Crystal Castles walked past me at Mr. Smalls venue before their Pittsburgh, PA show. It’s true. Pictureplane had just finished his opening set and it happened. No one noticed. No one flinched or bothered to take a second glance. It … Continue reading

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2020k Crowned “The Future of Electronica” in First In-Print Magazine Feature

It’s been a mere nine months since 2020k self-released his eponymous debut EP to commemorate his first live shows in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area, but the buzz continues to grow and rise as the project carries on. Nods and comparisons … Continue reading

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Concert Review: 2/22/2013 Pony Diver & Tobacco – Brillobox Pittsburgh, PA

Brillobox is a quaint bar on Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania’s Penn Avenue that caters toward underground art and the independent music scene. Upon first glance, it’s lower level contains charismatic employees and patrons alike. The setting is a small decor of mixed … Continue reading

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Concert Review: 10/21/2012 Fiona Apple – Stage AE Pittsburgh, PA & A few words about The Idler Wheel…

When 2020k first saw Fiona Apple at the MGM Grand in Connecticut (read our review here), she was enchantingly tired. Tired because she hadn’t slept the night before, but enchanting in the way she soldiered through the seventeen song set in that groggy … Continue reading

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